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School Bus Danger Zone!

​More children are killed outside of a school bus than they are as bus occupants. Motorists must anticipate children in a school bus “danger zone” — the area around a bus where most injuries and deaths occur. bus1.JPG

In the past five years (2011 - 2015), there were 3,396 school bus crashes in Minnesota, resulting in 13 deaths.

  • Motorists must stop at least 20 feet from a school bus that is displaying red flashing lights and/or its stop arm is extended when approaching from the rear and from the opposite direction on undivided roads.

Learn more about how motorists and school bus riders can stay safe this school year

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Video Description: School is just around the corner and we can all do our part to keep children safe this school year. Parents, share this video with your childen to remind them of the importance of staying safe inside and outside the bus.